Friday, January 8, 2016

DAY 4 Continued: Opus Dei headquarters

ABOVE:  Bust depicting founder of Opus Dei, St. Marie Jose Escriva.

ABOVE:  Praying at the tomb of Blessed Don Alvaro del Portillo, the successor of St. Jose Marie Escriva.

ABOVE:  Cassock of St. John Paul II. JPII visited the Opus Dei house in Rome when he learned of the death of Blessed Don Alvaro in wake.

ABOVE:  Depiction of the first depiction of the good shepherd.  Depiction of the good shepherd as such on the cover of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.  The lamb on the shoulders of the shepherd interpreted to represent the weight of the souls and the spiritual care for their salvation that is carried as the burden of the priest and pastor.

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